South Sudanese woman carrying her baby through polluted sand field.
This International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction focuses on communities like Wada’a Sudan struggling with inequality and the climate crisis. To counter water shortages and foster peace, UNEP launched a project to improve water management in the area.
United Nations Environment Programme
A joint initiative of the UN Environment Programme, the World Meteorological Organization and UNDP, seeks to unpack and address financing shortfalls by calling for analysis that highlights gaps and provides financing that leverages more robust outcomes.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Schoolchildren conducting earthquake drill
Governments and stakeholders across Europe and Central Asia are organizing a wide variety of events and activities to raise awareness on this year’s International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction theme of “fighting inequality for a resilient future”
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Cali disability inclusion workshop
Representatives from 139 countries and territories have been trained on how to implement disaster resilience strategies that are more inclusive of the perspectives and capacities of persons with disabilities.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
ONG Inclusiva
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
FEMA's Administrator invites you to join FEMA in commemorating International Disaster Risk Reduction Day. The theme for 2023 is Fighting Inequality for a Resilient Future.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Worker on a roof in Mozambique
In recent years, Beira has made enormous progress in preparing its green and grey infrastructure for natural disasters with support from the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and the World Bank.
Climate Investment Funds
Fighting inequality for a resilient future
UNDRR held an inspiring event titled "Fighting Inequality for a Resilient Future" during MENA Climate Week 2023 hosted by the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh from 8-12 October 2023.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
Hurricane winds battering a coast
Memorandum of Understanding builds on decades of collaboration between The Bahamas National Emergency Management Agency and the University of Hawaii’s applied science and research center Pacific Disaster Center.
Pacific Disaster Center
IDDRR 2022 Commemoration in Sudan
The UNDRR ROAS participated in the commemoration of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction in Sudan organized by the National Council for Civil Defense and the Regional Science and Technology Advisory Centre.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
Myanmar early warning drill
Extreme-weather events don’t have to turn into humanitarian tragedies. When communities are warned ahead of disasters and able to take action, countless lives can be saved
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

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